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On their Instagram, local favorites Post Paradise share that their shows “…are a lot like church in the south. It’s how the town gets together to catch up with each other”. And nothing could be truer, given an impressive full house at Hodi’s in February for the group with other locals, Write Minded and The Hollow, helping to bring in the crowds. And if you’ve never treated yourself to a Post Paradise show, let me tell you, you’re...

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At this year’s New West Fest, I finally had the opportunity to see, live, one of my favorite local bands, SHEL. Their performance was one of the few that has stuck with me. It became essential that I interview this talented quartet of sisters. And, back in September, SHEL passed through their hometown of Fort Collins in order to play a small show and release party at Bizarre Bazaar. My time had come. Hannah, the H in SHEL, is the...

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Artist: Touché Amoré and Self Defense Family Album: Self Love Genre: Post-hardcore Recommended if You Like: Defeater, Modern Life Is War, Polar Bear Club, Have Heart A couple of weeks ago Deathwish records had a major release day, Harms Ways’ Rust, a split between Creative Adult and Self Defense Family, and the long awaited collaboration between Touché Amoré and Self Defense Family were all disseminated into the world. I...

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As long as recording equipment is relatively cheap, we will always have kids who learn three chords and then record an album in their bedroom. It’s not a bad thing at all, but it does increase the volume of CDs we get considerably. So it’s nice when one of those bands, Beach Fossils, recruits a full-time drummer and records a proper album like “Clash the Truth,” because any doubts I had about them left with their lower-fidelity...

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Daphni — JIAOLONG

Daphni — JIAOLONG


Posted By on Oct 12, 2012

Caribou is from Ontario. So is Manitoba. Now, Daphni is too. They are all pet bands headed by Dan Snaith, a Canadian multi-instrumentalist and doctor of mathematics who toured with Radiohead this year. Caribou isn’t really the thing you’d play in a discotheque, but Daphni unequivocally and absolutely is. “JIAOLONG” is a 9-song swath of vaguely ethnic club beats, laid down in parts like thick syrup and lifted in others like angel...

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